Photos of Teacher Who Volunteers to Walk Students Home From School Every Day Go Viral

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Teachers at a Memphis school are getting a lot of praise for something they do outside the classroom.

Six teachers volunteer to walk students home each day, according to WREG. Some of the children live up to a quarter-mile from the school.

Nearly two hundred students take part in the walking program.

Photos showing Carl Schneider, a special education teacher at Whitney Achievement School, walking students home from school went viral on Tuesday.

Nearly two hundred students take part in the walking program.

"We saw a need and it makes sense. We want to make sure the kids get home safely," said Chris Hill, a spokesperson for the school district.

Hill said Schneider volunteers for the program because it allows him to bond with the students outside the classroom.